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Around The World In 80 Plates!

Come have a seat with us VIRTUALLY!

Opening General Session with Chef Jacques Pépin!

Experience new flavors, trends, and world cuisines as we virtually travel around the globe. 

Join top chefs, culinary thought leaders and foodservice industry experts, as they share the inspiration behind their favorite dishes. 

Expand your palate and mind by attending can't miss demos, discussions, and interactive presentations which have been curated to define the plates of the future.

Here's A Sneak Peek at the Schedule

Times are listed in the Eastern Time Zone

August 3, 2020 Opening General Session with Chef Jacques Pépin 9:00 AM-10:00 AM Techniques of Culinary Cannabis 10:00 AM-11:00 AM

State of the Culinary Industry 11:00 AM-12:00 PM

Spotlight on Asia; Martin Yan's Cuisines of China 1:00 PM-2:00 PM Celebration of African Gastronomy 2:00 PM-3:00 PM International Pastry Trends & Flavors 2:00 PM-3:00 PM General Session: 2

Evolution of Success; Chef Johnny Hernandez 3:00 PM-4:00 PM August 4, 2020 General Session: 3

Southern Cuisine with a French Accent;

Chef Jennifer Hill Booker 8:00 AM-9:00 AM

Join Chef Jennifer Hill Booker as she takes your palate from France to the Deep South with her rendition of an en Croute. This sweet and savory Pork en Croute with Apple Duxelle uses classical French cooking techniques with deeply Southern ingredients. Weaving her love of traditional Southern cuisine with her belief in incorporating healthy, seasonal foods and her classic French training, Chef Jennifer has created a unique style of cooking that she terms Modern Southern Healthy Cuisine with a French Accent.  Make Your Marketing Sizzle; Behind Every Purchase is a Journey 10:00 AM-11:00 AM Modern Pastry Techniques 12:00 PM-1:00 PM General Session: 4

Chef and Farmer;

Agriculture from a Culinarian's Perspective 3:00 PM-4:00 PM Happy Hour - Caribbean Food, Cultures & Cocktails 5:00 PM-6:00 PM August 5, 2020 General Session: 5

CMC Around the World; Modern Vs Classic - Spanish Crudo 9:00 AM-10:00 AM Small Plates; The Future of Buffets & Banquets 11:00 AM-12:00 PM The Competition Plate: Culinary Design and Development 12:00 PM-1:00 PM Picture Perfect Plates; Food Phonetography 101 2:00 PM-3:00 PM Ferments & Food Waste; Reimagine, Reduce, Repurpose

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Chef Jennifer's

Cooking Tips:


Plan your menu around your grocer's weekly sales ad. Your ingredients will be in stock, in season, and on sale!


Shop, Cook & Eat Seasonally. In-season produce is fresh, inexpensive, and tasty!


Cook Once & Eat Twice. Cook a double batch of dishes like soups, beans and chili-for those days you don't feel like cooking!

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